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Where are the mothers of Zion

I love older people.. Especially when they have wisdom. Lately I’ve notice that that wisdom is found so few and far in between.  I’ve had the pleasure of meeting some folks endowed with kind words and critiques peppered with love, but it far from frequent. 151 more words

African American

Feeling privileged


So I am a care assistant for the elderly, Don’t get me wrong I love my job on a normal day but today made me stand back and realise how much I actually do love my job. 272 more words


I Chase Rabbits

“All through my life I’ve had this strange unaccountable feeling that something was going on in the world, something big, even sinister, and no one would tell me what it was.” “No,” said the old man, “that’s just perfectly normal paranoia. 370 more words

Hyperion Sturm

The Whistler

Back when I was in high school, I did some volunteer work for the Raleigh Court Public Library. While I was there working in the afternoons, I came into contact with a man who would come to be known as The Whistler. 378 more words


Grandmother Annegret breaks records as oldest woman to have quads.

65-year-old Annegret Raunigk last week gave birth to quadruplets – believing age is no barrier to having to having children. The mother of now fifteen children gave birth to three boys – Dries, Bence and Fjonn, and one girl names Neeta. 126 more words

Controversial Stories In The News

The Greats.

Most people see the elderly as slow, forgettable, and dumb. Though the body, over time becomes slower and harder to manage, the history behind these people can not replace the things in the present times. 527 more words

New Beginings

The Lodger’s Threshold

As I work on my latest conference paper, one of the questions I am considering is to what extent lodgers could define their own boundaries in someone else’s home. 798 more words

Coroners' Inquests